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[Indiana] Editorial: Youth and e-cigarettes

Among the group’s proposals are to prohibit “flavors” in new tobacco products and to restrict marketing of e-cigarettes in the same manner as for cigarettes. It also advocates strong health warnings. We applaud Zoeller and his colleagues across the count
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 28, 2014 19:46
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Proof That The Tobacco Industry Is Successfully Turning Teens Into New Smokers

A spokesperson for Reynolds American Inc...disputed claims that e-cigarettes act as a gateway to traditional smokes, pointing to research from a Boston University professor and a public health physician who claim that “virtually all experimentation with c
Think Progress (blog)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:38
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[Massachusetts] Medway Board of Health passes tobacco, concussion regs

A series of tobacco regulations that include restricting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 years old will take effect next month. At Monday’s meeting, the Board of Health passed regulations that further restrict the sales of tobacco and nic
Milford (MA) Daily News
added Aug 27, 2014 21:38
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Carolyn Hax: Mother should abandon the smoke screen with her daughter

People often hold up the example of smokers telling their kids not to smoke as the height of hypocrisy. It’s not. What’s hypocritical about being in the grip of a difficult addiction and not wanting your kid to go through that? Every human being has thei
The Washington Post
added Aug 27, 2014 21:23
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Anti-Smoking Ads Featuring Celebrities Smoking Try To Get Kids To Rebel, But It Could Backfire

Seeing celebrities smoking outside of movies when they are less of the illustrious figure they portray on the big screen could make them more relatable to young people. A more effective and conventional tactic may have been targeting how tobacco companies
Medical Daily
added Aug 27, 2014 20:25
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[Australia] Local council ‘smoking cops’ will get power to enter Victorian schools

CIGARETTE “cops” will have the power to enter Victoria’s schools, kindergartens and childcare centres to enforce new bans on outdoor smoking. Council inspectors will be allowed in to investigate possible breaches and ensure the rules are being complied
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 19:45
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Adweek Legacy Launches New Anti-Smoking Ads Targeted to Teens

The "Finish It" commercial is part of the Legacy's ongoing "Truth" campaign, which started in 2000 and is credited with stopping 450,000 teens from lighting up. The fast-paced TV spot sends a powerful message to teen smokers that they can be the generati
Ad Week
added Aug 27, 2014 19:40
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[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes and vape pens – sweet, cheap and hazardous

As school begins again in Worcester County, I want to remind parents in our area that the tobacco industry continues to produce new and varied nicotine delivery products, like e-cigarettes and vape pens that are sweet, cheap and easy for young people to
Leominster (MA) Champion
added Aug 27, 2014 18:52
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[Taiwan] Call to change laws regulating e-cigarettes

“Electronic cigarettes are a type of cigarette, but some manufacturers market the devices as a healthier alternative to conventional tobacco, which has misled young people into thinking that it is okay to use the product,” Lin Ching-li (林清麗), director of
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 27, 2014 17:53
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Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Comments on American Heart Association (AHA) Policy Statement on Vapor Products, Including E-Cigarettes

"We are particularly pleased that AHA's report recognizes the magnitude of benefits that vaporizers such as electronic cigarettes offer to smokers as tools that can help reduce cigarette-induced diseases," says Phil Daman, SFATA's president and chairman.
CBS MarketWatch
added Aug 27, 2014 12:53
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